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Visualizations at Facebook Developer Conference

Visualizations at Facebook Developer Conference Visualizations at Facebook Developer Conference

f8, this year's Facebook Developer Conference was filled with new announcements. Beside the controversial unified open graph and the new social plugins there were a few things that caught my eye. Read more

Mapping Istanbul by Project Projects

Mapping Istanbul by Project Projects Mapping Istanbul by Project Projects

I stumbled across this superb looking book called "Mapping Istanbul". It is the work of Project Projects in collaboration with Garanti Galerie and Superpool architects. The aim of the book is to visually capture the complex nature of the capital city of Turkey. Read more

Using Visualization to Understand Social Networks

Using Visualization to Understand Social Networks Using Visualization to Understand Social Networks

We're all embedded in vast social networks of friends, family, co-workers and more. Nicholas Christakis uses network visualizations to show how your location in the network might impact your life in ways you don't even know. Read more

In My Dreams

In My Dreams In My Dreams

Kailie Parrish, student of fine arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art, has published the results from a study about her dreams. The collected data is summarized in a lovely designed data visualization. Read more

Relationship Matters

Relationship Matters Relationship Matters

Valentina Defilippo has published her studies of social network structures and the nature of the connections between nodes. Through five case studies she strived to investigate various ways of representing the links between nodes in her personal social network, focusing on various aspects of the relationships: time, affections, space, conversations, emotions. Read more

The GRAMMYs Visualized by the Fans

The GRAMMYs Visualized by the Fans The GRAMMYs Visualized by the Fans

For the 52nd Annual GRAMMY® Awards the Recording Academy® and TBWA put more focus on the voice of the fans than their eyes or ears. In addition to the regular advertising campaign the put up a website and a visualization that let's the fans speak up. Read more

Most Important Risks 2010? WEF Knows It.

Most Important Risks 2010? WEF Knows It. Most Important Risks 2010? WEF Knows It.

The Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland will take place this weekend from January 27th to 31st. To examine some of the most important topics in advance the WEF website hosts the interactive application Risks Interconnection Map 2010. The RIM 2010 is a network visualization weighting the most important global risks and their connections. Read more

We Feel Fine: An Almanac of Human Emotion

We Feel Fine: An Almanac of Human Emotion We Feel Fine: An Almanac of Human Emotion

Sep Kamvar and Jonathan Harris have taken their interactive application "We Feel Fine" to another level—or should I say they taken it to a more basic level? In addition to the playful visualization they released a beatifully designed book entitled We Feel Fine: An Almanac of Human Emotion. Read more

Students’ Insurrection Visualized

Students’ Insurrection Visualized

Walter Rafelsberger has created an interesting and playful Twitter visualization over at Metaportal der Medienpolemik. He combined a timelined visualization with spring-like animation of related Tweets. The overall visual design may be rather bare-bones but the animation creates a hypnotizing effect. Read more

Interactive Comments from Digg.com

Interactive Comments from Digg.com

Manuel Tan from uncontrol.com has published a small appilcation to visualize discussions. Attributes like rating, amount of words and count of replies indicate how vibrant discussions about a specific article are. Read more

Personas: Uncanny results about your persona

Personas: Uncanny results about your persona

Aaron Zinman, PhD student in the Social Media Group at MIT has recently published his installation for the Connections exhibit at the MIT Museum. The project entitled "Personas" gives you insights in how the Internet sees "You". Read more

How Twitter got Attacked By A DDoS

How Twitter got Attacked By A DDoS

Today Twitter was down for some time which led to quite a bit confusion and discussion. What happened? The consensus is that it was a DDoS that caused the downtime of the poular social network. Back in 2007 WIRED has created a visualization on how a Denial of Service attack works. Read more

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